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Chennai-based techie cons 600 women into sending nude pictures, held

After a couple of interactions, the aspirants would be asked to send their nude pictures and videos to a woman HR, specifying that the organisation was very particular about the candidate's figure as it is a front-office job, the police said.

Bengaluru Mayor files police complaint over fake news on Ganesh festival

According to the complaint handed over to City Police Commissioner Alok Kumar, the mayor alleged that fake news was being spread against her on a Facebook page titled 'Modi Bhakta' in Kannada.


Cybercrime rising, Mumbai police want nod for PSI-level officers to probe cases

The Mumbai Police made the proposal at a cybercrime meeting called by the Intelligence Bureau in New Delhi last month. The same proposal was also put forward by several other police forces.

Mumbai: Constable loses Rs 1 lakh in cyber fraud

The Oshiwara police, which is probing the matter, said that constable Gokul Devare lost the money in 10 transactions.

Pune-based interior designer arrested for creating fake FB accounts of 23-year-old woman

After the woman found eight fake profiles that had her photos and names with obscene comments, she approached the Ghatkopar police where an FIR was registered in August.

Unit to fight crime against women lacks special training and basic infrastructure

Even six months after the cell was converted into an independent department, the government is yet to appoint a head for the unit with the post currently handled as an additional charge by Special Inspector General (VIP Security) Krishna Prakash


Malware attack on Cosmos Bank: Two more held, cops probe how they were used in the crime

On Thursday, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Pune City Police arrested two more persons — Shaikh Mohammed Jabbar from Sillod town in Aurangabad district and Mahesh Rathod from Bhokar town in Nanded district.

Vodafone to pay Rs 4.5 lakh to cyber crime victim

Vodafone was directed to pay Rs 4.5 lakh to a Mulund resident who fell victim to cybercrime in 2013 after a duplicate of his SIM card was allegedly issued to another person.

Post attacks, sharp rise in demand for cyber insurance policies, say experts

Recently, Pune-based Cosmos Bank lost Rs 94 crore in a coordinated digital fraud comprising thousands of online transactions, made possible because of a malware attack on the bank’s systems.

Cyber frauds dupe Mumbai-based firm of over Rs 20 lakh

According to Powai police that registered an FIR, this is a case of a Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) scam, where fraudsters intercept the company’s communication, impersonate the hacked parties and get money transferred to their own accounts.